Tovuz Rayon

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Cairt o Azerbaijan showin Tovuz rayon
Population 157,000
Aurie (km²) 1,942
Caipital Tovuz

Tovuz is a rayon o Azerbaijan. It is situatit atween Shemkir an Agstafa, 360 km frae Baku an 107 km frae Tbilisi. A major train line runs throu the centre, stoppin at Tovuz Stansiya. Tovuz an aw borders Armenie naur the veelage o Eli Beli.

The toun o Tovuz is a municipal centre o this rayon.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tovuz covers 412 km². The rayon is muntainous in the sooth, whaur it is crossed bi the Lesser Caucasus muntains.

The region includes rich deposits o ores an precious metals, notably gowd.[1]

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The recordit population in 2009 stuid at 157,400 fowk,[2] split atween 113 settlements.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The region is dominatit bi agricultur. Wine, fruit, vegetables an grain crops are aw producit alang wi cattle.

Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sources an further readin[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Archived 2012-03-01 at the Wayback Machine concernin baith the Rayon an the toun (in German)
  2. Aserbaidschanische Statistikbehörde zu Einwohnerzahlen Archived 2010-11-14 at the Wayback Machine (in German)

Template:Tovuz Rayon